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the economy is a virtual stand still. he blames the president. >> they said he's going to lower unemployment rate down to 5.2% now. today, we've learned it's 7.9%. that is nine million jobs short of what was promised. >> claiming the economy is expanding but at a moderate pace. >> mark math use will have more on this for you. >> right he spoke about significance of the numbers and what they mean. >> record number of californians will be able to pick up the race announcing 18.2 million californians are registered to vote but the percentage is roughly the same as years past. >> in san jose a jury deciding fate of a former elementary school principal charged with failing to report the molestation of an 8-year-old girl. >> happening now at the superior court, a jury is deliberating the case of a former principal accused of not reporting a case of suspected child abuse. closing arguments took place this morning. the misdemeanor count focuses on these notes when the principal took in 2011. a third grader student says her teacher blind folded her, made her lie on the floor and put a gooey something
/"washington post" poll, stephanie, it shows romney making headway on the economy. who's offering a clear plan. back in july, obama had a 16-point lead on that measure. today, it's tied. we know that president obama is focusing on that now. did you wait too long? >> absolutely not. i mean, you know, it's interesting that you're pointing out your national tracker poll but in the virginia poll that you just cited we are beating mitt romney in terms of who do you trust to get the economy going? in terms of the president's plans, we're happy to talk about them. the president laid them out at the convention. we ran a two-minute ad on it. we have been campaigning across the country on this plan. you know, whether it's putting the best trained workers in place all over this country. bringing jobs back to this country, rather than sending them overseas or doing some nation-building at home. we're ending two wars. using that savings to do nation-building here at home. these are big plans and the president laid them out at the convention and it's a second term of an obama presidency will mean. it stands in sh
. saying it stands behind fuel economy ratings, today, hyundai and kia issued a joint statement that said in part given importance of fuel efficiency we're sorry for the errors. we say we've got your back that is an assurance we don't take lightly. we're going to make this right and will be more driven to ensure our vehicles deliver outstanding fuel economy. consumer watch dog says the issue is bigger than hyundai and kia. >> whether intentional or not Ñç proceedal error. the big question is why do we have epa tests that are not run by the epa? >> more than a third of the modelsd through past october are involved. hyundai and kia will receive a card reimbursing them for differences in epa combined fuel economy ratings based on fuel price in their area and miles driven. the companies are also adding on 15% for the trouble. we'll keep track of the cards and make sure everyone gets one. >> that is a big pr mess. >> it is. >> new york skyline beginning to look more familiar as electricity is restored and lights coming on in neighborhoods the mayor says coned yi ton hopes to have most of the
. analysts say more people without jobs started looking for work, 171,000 new jobs were added to the economy. katie marzullo is in the newsroom with the way president obama and mitt romney are spinning numbers. >> reporter: as it turns out the numbers landed in some grey area giving both something to seize upon to benefit their own campaign. >> the president: hello ohio! >> reporter: despite the small rise in the unemployment rate president obama pumped up ohio this morning. >> the president: today our businesses created nearly 5 1/2 million new jobs. companies hired more workers in october than any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: the president admits there is more work to be done. but says this is a pattern of real progress that includes a stronger auto industry, thanks to his bailout. romney is ing the numbers another way at a rally in wisconsin this morning he said the report is a sad reminder that the economy is at a virtual standstill. >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2%. today it is 7.9% and that's nine million jobs short of what he promised.
to the economy. the president seized on the jobs report today. mr. obama told supporters more workers hired in october than any other time in the last eight months. he says america has come too far to turn back now. >> we've come too far to grow faint hearted. now is the time to keep pushing forward. train our workers to create new jobs and rebuild our infrastructure. >> mitt romney took aim at the unemployment report saying it's a sad reminder the economy is in a virtual stand still. >> he said he'd get unemployment down to 5.2%. that is nine million jobs short. those are real americans.. >> despite the report neither campaign expects new figures will do much to chaimpkt race claiming americans views of the economy are fixed by now. california reached 18.2 million registered voters. secretary of state announced 950,000 new voters have signed up since the 2008 presidential election partially because of the new online registration system. number of registered republicans, however, has fallen to just below 30%. >> and a field poll shows support growing for ending california's death penalty. p
the economy. >> reporter: in fact, in contrast to the president and that mtv town hall, his visits, like the one to "the view," romney sending his wife, ann, instead. his own appearances carefully courting his base. a dozen appearances this year alone with popular conservative host sean hannity. and in canton, ohio, tonight, supporters here hopeful they can overcome the president's small, but stubborn, lead here. the one thing he says that resonates the most? >> resonates most? jobs. >> reporter: jobs, economy, we hear that so much, diane. and with that gender gap among men helping mitt romney, that's why the obama campaign focusing so much on undecided women who very much could hold the key now to a second term for barack obama. diane? high stakes on both sides. >> all right. yeah, david, and great to have you reporting tonight. >>> and as you said, the presidential race keeps coming back to jobs, and today, a kind of report card for all of us on the nation's economic recovery. news that the nation's gross domestic product grew at 2% in the third quarter. that's faster than in the secon
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employees to donate on their own which we will match dollar for dollar. >> sandy's cost to the economy the estimate is now going to be up to 50 billion dollars. one way you can help is through the red cross. text the words red cross to 9099 for a $10 donation for call 1-800-red cross. in addition disney and abc making next monday a day of giving encouraging everyone to give to the sandy relief effort. >>> cyclist rain caught on camera. muni releases video hoping someone will recognize the man who savagely beat a station agent. >> frustration at the pump of a different kind in the wake of superstorm sandy. why gasoline is almost worth its weight in gold in new jersey and new york this morning >>> good morning. thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze >> i'm eric thomas. aren't you glad it is friday? san francisco police want to talk to you if you have information about the brutal beating of a muni station agent last month stemming from an argument over a bike. amy hollyfield is live at the van ness station where the attack took place. >> reporter: the man who attacked the agent was caught
. mitt romney campaigned in ohio tonight, and he talked about the economy. >> these have been tough times to be middle class in america. income is not going up, but gasoline has gone up by $2,000 a family. the health insurance premiums are up by $2500. food cost ropes. these are -- food costs are up. it feels more like backward to a lot of american families, i will tell you that. >> in what was a major economic speech they say president obama made things worse and his policies will turn things around. >>> five states declared a state of emergency. residents are being told to stock up with enough batteries and water and food for three days. this super storm is expected to make landfall on monday night near the delaware coast. the airlines are warning about delays and all are waiving fees for passengers who want to reschedule their flights to stay out of the way. cold air is moving down. it is really something. >>> sandhya patel is tracking sandy for us. >> we will see hurricane sandy right now. the outer bands of rain off the coast of florida. it is starting to get a little across south ca
for change he claims to be. the president says the economy is bunsing back and urged the crowd to give him four more years to finish the job he started in virginia mitt romney attacked the president's proposal to create a cabinet level of secretary of business. he said the nation doesn't mean a business secretary it needs a president who just understands business. >>> new poll shows public support for governor brown's tax measure remains below 50%. the latest poll shows prop 30 as 48% support, 38% opposed the director of the poll says there appears to be enough to swing prop 30 to victor. governor brown is in san francisco today make a -- making a last minute push for prop 30 his second bay area visit in a week: >>> if it looked like there were a million people at the giants victory parade that's there were. the city just released new crowd statistics more than a million people attended yesterday's parade honoring the giants' world series win. record number of people relied on bart to get there. officials say nearly 600,000 used bart clobbering the old record set during the last parade. wi
up their minds, particularly, about the economy. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> developing news for one of the areas hardest hit by the superstorm. con ed officials, say they could have power restored to all of manhattan by today. more than 4.1 million are without power across a dozen states. the election is forcing new jersey to get creative in the wake of sandy. officials plan to use military trucks to service polling places on election day in communities that don't have power. recovery marked by progress and frustration. in new york, people are hoping the commute will be better than yesterday new carpool rule required drivers to have at least three people in their car. lines were enormous. the death toll has climbed to 90, including two staten island toddlers, swept away by flood waters. >>> gas one of the most valuable commodities in new york and new jersey people are waiting up to six hours. some arrested trying to cut in line. millions of gallons are available but can't be accessed without electricity. hopefully, new york's timeline is getting back today. >> some of those
't done anything. economy hasn't gotten better. we're in the same spot we were when bush was the president. >> reporter: and another emotional thing has surfaced. gay marriage. >> i think same sex couples should be able to get married. >> i don't even care what obama says. jesus said marriage is between a man and a woman. >> reporter: this reverend, the pastor of a large african-american congregation in baltimore, is among those profiled in the documentary. a fiery charismatic speaker, he's among a new generation of black religious leaders diving into the political fray. >> this election has far reaching implications. >> reporter: you part ways with the president on the issue of gay marriage. >> yes. i'm against the president on that issue. >> reporter: but he still supports obama. >> i think where it is that the african-american community and the black pastors have got to mature is one issue ought not be able to sever the relationship. >> reporter: are you concerned that some of the black pastors are going to tell their congregations to stay at home or vote the other way? >> that's a very
battle ground state mitt romney promised to rejuvenate the american economy and vowed bipartisan leadership. >> meet with democrat and republican leaders in washington regularly. we're going to look for common ground. we'll put interest of the american people above the interest of the politicians. >> the republican presidential nominee pledged policy changes. and romney is out campaigning g.o.p. vice presidential nominee spent the day fund raising. >> money matters another set back for apple. it's stock dipped below $600 a share for the first time in three months today. closing at 6:05. down 100 points in a no because of lower earnings. apple says the new mini sold out for now. the dow industrials are down more than 200 points for the week. the nasdaq went up slightly. s and p lost a little ground today. one owned a television network? the new york post reports current tv founded by former vice president al gore put itself up for sale. >> there is more still to come tonight. just ahead abc 7 news i team. >> with a bizarre rant of a serial killer told the key to a disappearance of
it tasteless and inappropriate. mitt romney campaigned in ohio tonight, and he talked about the economy. >> these have been tough times to be middle class in america. income is not going up, but gasoline has gone up by $2,000 a family. the health insurance premiums are up by $2500. food cost ropes. these are -- food costs are up. it feels more like backward to a lot of american families, i will tell you that. >> in what was a major economic speech they say president obama made things worse and his policies will turn things around. >>> five states declared a state of emergency. residents are being told to stock up with enough batteries and water and food for three days. this super storm is expected to make landfall on monday night near the delaware coast. the airlines are warning about delays and all are waiving fees for passengers who want to reschedule their flights to stay out of the way. cold air is moving down. it is really something. >>> sandhya patel is tracking sandy for us. >> we will see hurricane sandy right now. the outer bands of rain off the coast of florida. it is starting
a stone's throw away. bowling green usually has a flood of financiers and workers that drive our economy now clearly closed but also right now men are down there in the dark on their way to fixing the subway and this city, diane. >> and they show up and say we'll just roll with it, as you showed us, chris. thank you so much. >>> and one more way in which the superstorm turned the city into a danger zone. that crane, you remember it, knocked over by wind but still attached to a skyscraper and dangling 1,000 feet above the street. 80 tons of steel held by braces until they can dismantle it and get it down, it is still there. >>> and still ahead right here on "world news," newborn babies evacuated from a hospital as the storm rages overhead. new pictures from inside the stairwell. patients whisked to safety and our david muir is there. people really love snapshot from progressive, but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to p
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that the october report is a sad reminder that the economy is still at a standstill. the president hasn't spoken out yet about the report, surely he can spin the fact that unemployment is still under 8%. one expert says voters will likely shrug that number off. it does mean president obama faces voters with the highest unemployment rate of any incumbent since roosevelt. the president is campaigning in the battleground state of ohio today he has three events planned there. mitt romney starts his campaign this morning in wisconsin and then he moss on to two rallies in ohio. the romney campaign is making a new play for pennsylvania. scheduling a lot of minute appearance this sunday aides say president obama has been unperforming in pennsylvania the president's camp calls it an act of desperation. some experts say almost all voters have made up their minds but it is tight in a lot of swing states. what do you think the jobs report means? go to facebook.com/abc7news and join that conversation. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> 6:36. traffic and weather together, next. here's a live look outside, golden
. last night he campaigned in ohio and he was talking about the economy. >> these have been tough times for the middle class in america. income is not going up and at the same time gasoline has gone up by $2,000 a family. health insurance premiums are up, as i said, by $2,500. food costs up. these are tough times for middle income americans. and his answer is forward. it feels more like backward to a lot of american families. i'll tell you that. >> earlier in iowa in what was billed as a major economic speech, romney said president obama has made things worse and his policies will turn things around. >> this morning the national weather service said sandy is a hurricane again, hours after being downgraded to a tropical storm. res kept are being told to stock up with about enough batteries, water and food for three days. that's how long you might be without power and water out there. the super storm is expected to make landfall monday night near the nation's capitals. airlines are warning sbout delays and all are waving fees for passengers who want to reschedule flights so you have that
, boost obama? or bolster romney's case on the economy? jake tapper is in ohio. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning from a barn outside columbus, george. the jobs report appears relatively good news, 171,000 jobs created in the month of october. and the previous two months had upward revisions of # 4,000. employment ticks up to 7.9% but only because of more people look for work, this jobs report comes as this election comes down to the wire. stumping for votes, the candidates leave no stone unturned. as they make their closing arguments. in virginia, neck and neck and romney was heckled. >> what about the climate? that's what caused the storm. >> reporter: he did some heckling of his own against the president. >> the president said he was going to consider putting in place a secretary of business. i don't think that what we need is another government bureaucrat that supposedly knows something about job creation. i think it would be helpful to have a president that actually understands job creation. >> reporter: as the president did in green bay, vegas, and boulder. fresh
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and he was talking about the economy. >> these have been tough times for the middle class in america. income is not going up and at the same time gasoline has gone up by $2,000 a family. health insurance premiums are up, as i said, by $2,500. food costs up. these are tough times for middle mcincome americans. and his answer is forward t feels more like backward to a lot of american families. i'll tell you that. >> earlier in iowa in what was billed as a major economic speech, romney said president obama has made things worse and his policies will turn things around. >>> senate majority leader harry reid is banged up but okay after getting caught in a chain reaction crash. the 72-year-old reed was riding in his caravan through los angeles yesterday when the accident happened. authorities are still trying to figure out exactly what happened. the accident involved two las vegas police vehicle, two capital police vehicles that were part of the motorcade as well as two civilian vehicles. >>> this morning the national weather service has downgraded sandy from a hurricane to a tropical stor
those who lost their lives would want. >> they would want us to have an economy and have a city going on for those that they left behind. >> reporter: mayor bloomberg has suggested putting a deadline on how late the final runners can cross the finish line on sunday. he has announced the race will be dedicated to the victims of the hurricane and their families. >> there may not be power. that might be scary. >>> we're going to turn to a frightening story out of michigan, where a highway shooter was targeting two dozen vehicles in the state. police are looking for anybody that might be involved. pierre thomas has the latest on that. pierre, this is scary stuff. >> reporter: it is, george. it's a race against time in michigan, as police try to stop someone who has been randomly shooting on the highway. for baseball fans driving along interstate 96, was shot in his left hip. >> first, call the cops. thought maybe a robber or something. on the highway. >> reporter: you see him here on the surveillance tape, limping into a gas station, looking for help. only 30 minutes earlier and only a mi
for the city. >> i get it. >> after this devastation. >> i get the economy. i get the charity part of it. i get that folks have already booked hotels and flights. i get that you want to make a statement that new york is still going to be new york and all that. they're still finding bodies in homes. cops and workers have been working for days-long shifts. it's time to restrain resources and running in all that hoopla that folks just lost everything. there's no right answer. >> i wonder what our viewers think. >> chime in. we will we read some of those responses on monday. >>> well, coming up, our coverage of the aftermath of hurricane sandy continues. >>> up next, we introduce you to some dedicated health workers who are making sure some of our most vulnerable citizens have what they need to survive. >>> but first, here again, is how you can help. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by finish quantum power ball. every time someone chooses finish over cascade, it sparks a movement. look ! no ugly spots ! and see that shine ! you've got to try fi
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